MUMBAI: Maharashtra on Sunday reported the highest-ever single-day spike of 9,518 new COVID-19 cases, taking the total count to 3,10,455, the state Health Department said.
This is the first time that the number of new cases crossed the 9,000-mark in a single day.
With 258 more people succumbing to the infection, the number of fatalities has risen to 11,854, a statement said.
A total of 3,906 patients were discharged in the day, taking the number of the recovered cases to 1,69,569, it said.
The state now has 1,29,032active cases.